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February 2008 Employee of the Month 

Last Updated: 02/26/2008

 

Kirk Patten
February 2008 Employee of the Month, Kirk Patten

Name:

Kirk A. Patten


Position:

Fisheries Biologist


Area of Responsibility:

Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout management


Education:

B. S. Biology - U of Kansas, J. D. - U of Kansas, M.S. - Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Penn State University


Length of Service:

Five years.

 

Specialty or Interest:

Fish.

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

RGCT restoration and genetics.

 

Best Thing About the Job:

The field work, the people, and expanding the range of native fish.

 

Most Common Question People Have:

Where are all the elk?

 

Answer:

Wish I knew . . . I work with fish.


Contact Information:

Phone: 505-476-8058, E-mail: kirk.patten@state.nm.us

 

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